Hemley Boum for Audible’s Afrolit Now

Afrolit Now is returning to Audible with Hemley Boum ‘s Little Pa translated by Edwige Dro coming out on August 11. Afrolit Now is a series I am curating of short stories from six African writers in conjunction with Audible. Inspired by Afrolit Sans Frontières, the virtual literary festival I founded the Afrolit Now series …

July 9: Virtually Yours with Nana Nkweti

Nana Nkweti’s Walking on Cowrie Shells is the featured book for the series “Virtually Yours,” which runs on Saturday, July 9, 2022. She will be hosted by Goethe-Institut and moderated by Zukiswa Wanner. Virtually Yours is a regional project of Goethe-Institut Sub Saharan Africa, a series of online discussions with contemporary authors from Africa. “Virtually …

July 9: Artistic Encounters with Tsitsi Dangarembga

Artistic Encounters is a project where artists from two different disciplines offered a performance combining their two specialities at the Goethe-Institut Nairobi. Typically, the anchor disciplines were either poetry or prose combined with the visual arts, music instruments, acting, and loads more. The artists came from Kenya, Uganda, Nigeria, Botswana, Germany, South Africa, Malawi, Zimbabwe, …

June 11: Virtually Yours with Ibrahim El Khalil Diallo

Ibrahim El Khalil Diallo’s L’Odyssée des Oubliés is the featured book for the series “Virtually Yours,” which runs on June 11, 2022. He is hosted by Goethe-Institut Senegal and will be moderated by Renee Edwige Dro. Virtually Yours is a regional project of Goethe-Institut Sub Saharan Africa, a series of online discussions with contemporary authors …

May 14: Virtually Yours with Yara Nakahanda Monteiro

Yara Nakahanda Monteiro’s Loose Ties is the featured book for the series “Virtually Yours,” which runs on May 14, 2022. She will be moderated by Zukiswa Wanner. The event hosted by Goethe-Institut Namibia will run from 4 pm GMT, 5 pm WAT, 6 pm CAT, and 7 pm EAT. Virtually Yours is a regional project …

April 9: Virtually Yours with Ana Paula Tavares

Ana Paula Tavares’ Entries For An Effective Diary is the featured book for the series “Virtually Yours,” which runs on April 9, 2022. She will be moderated by Ondjaki. The event hosted by Goethe-Institut Namibia will run from 4pm GMT, 5pm WAT, 6pm CAT, and 7pm EAT. Virtually Yours is a regional project of Goethe-Institut …

March 12: Virtually Yours with Oswalde Lewat

Oswalde Lewat’s Les Aquatiques is the featured book for “Virtually Yours,” runs on March 12, 2022. She will be moderated by Edwige-Renée Dro. The event hosted by Goethe-Institut Abidjan will run from 4pm GMT, 5pm WAT, 6pm CAT, and 7pm EAT. Virtually Yours is a regional project of Goethe-Institut Sub Saharan Africa, a series of …